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Advocate Volunteer for Nursing and Assisted Living Home Residents

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ORGANIZATION: Ohio District 5 Ombudsman Program

  • 16 people are interested
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Do you have a heart for older adults in your community?

You can make a difference by becoming an Advocate as an Ombudsman Associate!

Volunteer about four hours a month with Ohio’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.

As an Associate, you are critical to the success of the Program and will visit a nursing and assisted living home close to your home or work.

Volunteers will receive 16 hours of classroom training, along with related worksheets and in person training in your assigned home with a staff ombudsman from our regional program and are certified to perform certain duties, including:

  • Providing residents with information about the Program and Resident Rights
  • Assisting with handling complaints with staff
  • Being a voice for those who are unable to make their voice heard
  • Enhancing the quality of life of nursing home residents

    We look forward to talking with you!

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About Ohio District 5 Ombudsman Program

Location:

2131 Park Avenue West, Suite 100, Ontario, OH 44906, US

Mission Statement

To provide leadership for a collaborative service and resource network that supports individual choice, independence, and dignity for individuals who receive long-term care services.

Description

We advocate for and provide information to individuals who receive long-term care and to the community regarding their rights.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
People with Disabilities
Seniors
Advocacy & Human Rights, People with Disabilities, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Bucyrus, OH 44820

(40.80839,-82.97546)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 4 Hours a Month near your home on your schedule

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